I just returned from attending the 2013 Automate show at McCormick Place in Chicago. Despite the frigid temperatures outside, I was impressed by the crowds inside warming up to the latest robotics technology.
AVON LAKE, OH—The future of manufacturing is not in assembly line workers producing the same item over and over, but in full customization and automation. Or, at least, that is the way of thinking for Matt Hlavin, president of Thogus Products here.
FORT COLLINS, CO—Robert Harvey disputes the claim that robots are job killers. In fact, the sales manager at custom automation supplier CBW Automation says it’s the opposite—robots keep U.S. companies competitive.
Attendees of this webinar will gain insight into: How small parts robotic automation can deliver cost and quality advantages over hard automation and cheap, far flung outsourcing; the range of applications that are most appropriate for robotic small part assembly; how companies currently utilizing assembly robots have implemented the technology and are currently gaining a competitive advantage and the primary considerations that need to be addressed while researching and selecting the appropriate robotic assembly system. Read More